COUNTRY LIVING IN EL BAIX LLOBREGAT
Come for a restful visit to our big country home outside of a small, mountain community. Ideal location: 4 kms from Corbera de Llobregat, 6 kms from La Palma de Cervelló, and 28 kms from Barcelona, mostly on wide, well-lit, toll-free roads, and the same distance from El Prat International Airport, from the beach towns of Castelldefels and Sitges, and from Vilafranca del Penedès, the heart of Catalonia´s wine and cava country.
Sunny upper floor, 20 m2 of furnished terrace overlooking garden and pool for outside dining, one very spacious, comfortable well-furnished bedroom with closet, one spacious, comfortable bedroom with built-in closet, one living area with a futon double-bed, coffee table, work space, fibre optics internet and WIFI. One complete bath. One complete courtesy bath for group of more than four people. Large, modern, well-equipped shared kitchen. Laundry room equipped with iron, ironing-board and washing machine ( supplement of 10 Euros to do laundry). Outside patio with barbecue and over-looking pool for guests. Wood is supplied for barbecue (charcoal for a supplement of 3 Euros). As this property, while located a mere 20 minutes from Barcelona, is rather secluded, breakfast (coffee, toast, butter & jam, catalan cold cuts) will be available, upon request at the time of booking, for a supplement of 3 Euros/person/day. Bars, bakeries and supermarkets however are in town a mere 4 kms from our home. We speak Catalan, Spanish, French and English!
The entire first floor of home which includes two furnished bedrooms with closet space, one furnished living room with a sofa-futon bed, a work area (with desk and chair, table lamp and printer, a furnished terrace for dining and relaxing in the warm weather, a shared kitchen and laundry room on ground floor, a second courtesy bathroom on ground floor for more than four guests, and all external spaces (patio, garden, pool). Parking within the property for one car and/or motorcycle. Safe and convenient street parking in front of house. Guests are invited to eat their meals in shared kitchen or in my own dining room.
I will be available for my guests if I am needed.
Guests will need a car to move around. The closest supermarkets, shops and breakfast places, restaurants etc are located either in Corbera de Llobregat (4 kms), or in La Palma de Cervellò (6 kms).
Sight-seeing: At the highest point, Corbera is 652 meters above sea level. Its territory is informed by the massis Garraf-Ordal, with extensive, densely wooded areas. Local wildlife is interesting and varied. The old, historic town – Corbera Alta – is best known for the Casal de Santa Magdalena (XVIth century), the Hospital de Pelegrins (XVIth century), the Iglesia de Santa María (XIIIth century) and the ruins of the old Castillo de Cavallers (XIIIth century). There are hiking trails – marked and unmarked – throughout the area a 10 minute car drive from this house.
Easy-going, friendly people who want to relax, or work, exercise and commune with nature in the company of their loved one(s) are welcome here.
Small-medium sized, well-behaved dogs are welcome also, and there is much outside space for them to have fun in, but guests are kindly requested to take responsibility for their dogs. N.B. There are three small resident dogs and one cat here permanently.
This is a charming place to be - relaxing and green, very close to the city of Barcelona and to interesting towns in the area but at the same time seemingly far-removed.
N.B. ** Guests are strongly urged to use the GPS coordinates they are provided with upon formalising their reservation, and not just the street address to arrive to this location but also to move about once here in order to avoid unnecessary stress and worry to all parties.
** Guests who come with their dog are specifically requested to regularly pick up their droppings if they leave their pet free in the yard.
** Guests are specifically requested TO GATE THE STAIRS going up to the rented area AT ALL TIMES to prevent my pets from visiting them upstairs.
** Guests are specifically requested to keep the common areas clean and picked up.